We believe generational change happens one story at a time.


Terri Sorensen


Gary Clemons

Vice President, Chief Program Officer

Erinn Kelley-Siel

Chief Officer, Public Funding and Policy

Susan Walsh

Director of Research & Strategic Impact

Jenna Degen

Director of Marketing and Communications

Sarah Beiderman

Expansion Fund and Grants Manager

Holly Huillet

National Database Administration Manager

Courtney Campbell

National Marketing Manager

Eric Kang

National Director of Finance & Administration

Ruben Navarrete

National Program Manager

Jenny Beck

National Accounting Manager

Cheryl Jones

National Director of Human Resources


Peggy Maguire

Board Chair

SVP Corporate Accountability & Performance

Portland, OR

Don A. Washburn

Board Vice-Chair

Member, Public & Private Corporate Boards

Portland, OR

Clinton Moloney

Board Secretary

Managing Director, Sustainable Business Solutions at PwC

San Francisco, CA

Erica Baird

Global Legal Consultant & Former Lead Counsel, Global Office of General Counsel, PwC

New York, NY

Duncan Campbell


Friends of the Children

Portland, OR

Michael Feldser

Board Treasurer

Retired Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer: Ball Corporation

Philadelphia, PA

Ellen Frawley

Partner, GMMB

Washington, DC

Greg Goodwin

Board Vice-Chair

Group Vice President, Kuni Automotive, a Holman Automotive Enterprise

Vancouver, WA

George Granger

President: AT&T – Oregon

Portland, OR

Cynthia Grant

President, Golf ScoreCards, Inc.

Portland, OR

Thomas Keller

Duncan and Cindy Campbell Professor for Children, Youth and Families, Portland State University

Portland, OR

David Kirp

Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy UC-Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

Anne Ludlow

Board Member

Los Angeles, CA

Sharon Maghie

Retired Director, Microsoft Corporation

Seattle, WA

John Miner

Managing Director, Pivotal Investments

Portland, OR

Henry G. Morriello

Partner, Chair, Finance Department, and Head, Structured Finance Group, Kaye Scholer LLP

New York, NY

Bruce A. Schoen

Chief Financial Officer, Anthem Memory Care

Portland, OR

David Shapiro

CEO & President, MENTOR

Boston, MA

Dan Shull

Management Consultant, Packman & Associates, Inc.

Portland, OR

Vanessa Wilkins

Director, Nike School Innovation Fund

Portland, OR

Reports & Tools

Return on Investment Study

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Business Plan

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Forbes Article (2014)

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New York Times Article (Part 1)

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New York Times Article (Part 2)

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IRS Form 990 (2014)

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Audited Financial Statements (2016)

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